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Things to do in Kennebunkport

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Nature
“The house is a stone's throw away from one of the Rachel Carson Nature preserves which has some nice trails to walk through.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fun, local Brewery with a great space located on the water. Shopping within walking distance.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Did I hear someone say taco? Yup. That's what I thought! Pedro's is a local favorite with fun music, a friendly staff and palm trees year round!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great wine list and fun weekly events (music, cocktail making classes, parties) are just some of the reasons to visit this terrific Kennebunk bar and restaurant. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The Bush compound, fan of their politics or not, they are deeply embedded in the Kennebunkport culture and community, and a trip to, "The Port" wouldn't be complete without a driveby (because you cannot stop) of Walker's Point.”
  • 17 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This is a feast to your eyes and tummy. A little off the beaten path, pricier than casual dining, but worth the trip and the splurge - delicious! ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Toy / Game Store
“Beautiful restaurant, beautiful location on the river. Great ambiance, 3 bars, outside deck with charming views. Upscale menu.”
  • 11 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This place can get busy... and there is a reason. Great food, healthy portions and a family favorite. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Has a wide variety of groceries, good beer and wine selection, plus carry-out food. Good for quick shop without going all the way to Kennebunk. High prices though.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Museum
“Great stop with the kids or for transportation history lovers! Check out their website for details and events.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fantastic food and cocktails, lots of vegetarian and vegan options and take out!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Located on Western Avenue this fresh seafood venue sports long lines of vacationers and locals alike.... "its worth the wait!" Fresh delicious Maine seafood at its best.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“Also check out The Ramp, downstairs from Pier 77 dining room. Tiny bar/restaurant. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Local favorite for consistent yummy seafood to burgers. They have finer dining in the restaurant and also have a great bar menu. Casual and close for the perfect date night!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“$25 day and parking is still tight but we love this beach for the playground. Only restrooms are portpotties. Lifeguards on duty.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Close by - on trolley stop; but if driving, ask us for a parking pass - will save you $20. ”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Fun, local Brewery with a great space located on the water. Shopping within walking distance.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Did I hear someone say taco? Yup. That's what I thought! Pedro's is a local favorite with fun music, a friendly staff and palm trees year round!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great wine list and fun weekly events (music, cocktail making classes, parties) are just some of the reasons to visit this terrific Kennebunk bar and restaurant. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This is a feast to your eyes and tummy. A little off the beaten path, pricier than casual dining, but worth the trip and the splurge - delicious! ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Toy / Game Store
“Beautiful restaurant, beautiful location on the river. Great ambiance, 3 bars, outside deck with charming views. Upscale menu.”
  • 11 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This place can get busy... and there is a reason. Great food, healthy portions and a family favorite. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located on Western Avenue this fresh seafood venue sports long lines of vacationers and locals alike.... "its worth the wait!" Fresh delicious Maine seafood at its best.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“Also check out The Ramp, downstairs from Pier 77 dining room. Tiny bar/restaurant. ”
  • 12 locals recommend

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